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Some locks may needs be picked, for not all keys shall fit...

K is for Key.....


Shall I give you the key to my heart? Would you know what to do with it if it came to your possession? Would you keep it safe?

Shall I play you a melody in the noblest key? Would you know where to keep the tune if I graced your ear with it? Would you lose it?



"On a snug evening I shall watch her fingers, cleverly ringed, declining to clever pink, beg glory from the willing keys. Old hungers will break their coffin, rise to eat and thank."-- Gwendolyn Brooks


"Saint Peter sat by the celestial gate: His keys were rusty and the lock was dull."-- George Byron




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